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Adaptoheal products put consumers’ health at risk: Cofepris

Angeles Cruz Martinez

Newspaper La Jornada
Thursday, September 22, 2022, p. 16

The products of the Adaptoheal trademark are a hoax and their consumption represents a risk to people’s health, warned the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris).

He indicated that around 50 products are sold through the Internet with this seal, but none of them have studies that guarantee safety, quality and efficacy. However, they are advertised as food supplements and alternatives for the treatment of cancer, acute and chronic respiratory infections; liver complications, such as cirrhosis; autoimmune diseases; renal insufficiency; diabetes, and eye problems, among others.

The health agency highlighted that the company Adaptogen Sinergy SA de CV violates the General Health Law by promoting these products, since the function of food supplements is to increase dietary intake.

The manufacturer’s address on their labels is false.

In addition, on the label of the goods, the manufacturer mentions a non-existent address, so it is not possible to carry out verification visits.

Cofepris warned that ingredients such as purple echinacea, milk thistle seed, black cranberry, astragalus, maitake, noni (morinda citrifolia) and reishi are used in the formulation of these products, which are found in excessive amounts as indicated in the Pharmacopoeia. Herbalist of the United Mexican States.

The consumption of deception products could aggravate diseases due to unauthorized components; as well as for non-compliance with safety standards in its preparation and storage.

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